Beth Ford Roth
Stories by Beth Ford
A 61-year-old Marine veteran is being called a hero, after trying catching a distraught woman who jumped from the upper deck of the Raiders Collesium after the team lost. The veteran broke the woman's fall, getting injured in the process. The jumper survived, but suffered critical injuries from her fall.
The USS Cowpens - homeport Naval Base San Diego - will head to the Philippines immediately to provide humanitarian assistance to the hundreds of thousands of Typhoon Haiyan victims. The Cowpens is on patrol with the George Washington Carrier Strike Group, and is currently in Hong Kong for a port visit.
Navy SEALs are still allowed to wear the "Don't Tread On Me" patch on their uniforms, despite an Internet rumor that claims the Obama administration has banned the practice. This is the second time in just a few weeks that an false rumor about the president altering military uniforms has taken the web by storm.
The dreaded MRE (Meal, Ready to Eat) has been dubbed everything from "Meals Rejected by Everyone," and "Meals, Rarely Edible," to the more vulgar "Meal Ready to Expel." But there soon may be a reason to celebrate where MREs are concerned. Pizza may finally become an MRE dining option for the U.S. military.